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Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 11 / 26 / 14

The Greek Super League elected Asteras Tripolis President GIORGOS BOROVILOS as president on Monday "after he secured 13 votes out of the 16 teams in the league," with Panthrakikos President DIMITRIS TZELEPIS elected as his deputy ( REUTERS, 11/25 ). ... The NBA announced that JAN MENNEKEN h...

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08/26/13
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Second Bundesliga club Arminia Bielefeld "has elected long time board member" HANS-JÜRGEN LAUFER as its new president at its extraordinary membership meeting. Laufer, who received 217 yes votes with five abstentions, said, "That's a bombastic majority, I'm speechless." The 64-year-old busines ...

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08/26/13
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LANCE ARMSTRONG "has agreed a settlement with the Sunday Times after it sued him" for about £1M ($1.6M). Armstrong had been paid £300,000 ($467,000) to settle a libel case in '04 after the newspaper alleged he had cheated. After U.S. officials last year found Armstrong had led a "sophi ...

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08/26/13
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London Telegraph's TOM CARY : "Greenpeace protesters still hanging from grandstand roof according to 5Live (we can't see from press room). Wonder if they paid for tickets" ManU's RIO FERDINAND : "Cardiff fans will be partying tonight. What a shift the Cardiff players put in! Proved many w ...

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08/23/13
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Tennis Australia said CEO STEVE WOOD "will resign at the end of next month" and will be replaced by Australian Open Tournament Dir CRAIG TILEY . Wood said in a Tennis Australia statement that he had decided to "take a break" and planned to "make a contribution to the game from a different perspec ...

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08/23/13
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Nike India "has sued its long-time brand ambassador" Indian cricketer VIRAT KOHLI , "alleging breach of an endorsement contract." Nike had "extended its five-year endorsement contract" valid until '13 by a year and "duly intimated Kohli of this." However, the cricketer had allegedly responded to th ...

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08/23/13
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Sky Deutschland's URSULA HOFFMANN : "#ssnhd #F1sky Eau Rouge - einfach genial" ... ("#ssnhd #F1sky Eau Rouge - simply genius") (see picture) Reuters' ALAN BALDWIN : "Dashed to get to Spa in time for Kimi - and he's called in sick. Not such ...

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08/22/13
Ron Howard Talks Upcoming 'Rush' F1 Film

U.S. film director RON HOWARD "visited Madrid for a few hours on Wednesday," to talk about his soon-to-be-released film about the '76 F1 season, according to Héctor Martínez of AS. Howard, who directed "Rush," a movie to be released in September about the '76 F1 season and the compet ...

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08/22/13
NBA's Heidi Ueberroth To Step Down

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08/22/13
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Turkish state news channel TRT Haber said on Wednesday that Galatasaray coach FATIH TERIM has been "offered a four-year deal" by the Turkish Football Federation to replace ABDULLAH AVCI as national team coach. TFF Chair YILDIRIM DEMIRONEN has "proposed a plan which will allow the 59-year-old T ...

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08/22/13
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NBA Oklahoma Thunder player SERGE IBAKA on Wednesday traveled to his place of birth, Brazzaville, Republic of Congo, to participate in Campus adidas Ibaka, which will take place from Monday through Wednesday. During his visit, "Ibaka will supervise projects in his hometown, including the constru ...

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